Tagged: wall street

Following Wall Street “Takeover,” Reddit Scores $250 Million Through Series E Funding Round

Social news aggregation, web content rating, and discussion website, Reddit, announced on Tuesday it secured $250 million through its Series E funding round. Founded by Steve Huffman and Alexis Ohanian in 2005, Reddit describes itself as an online community where users submit, vote, and comment… Read More

More than 30 Lawsuits Now Filed Against Stock Trading App Provider Robinhood Markets Inc., Suits Allege Company Is Manipulating Markets

Digital investment platform Robinhood is reportedly facing around 30 different lawsuits from traders for shutting down or not supporting GameStop trading. Several groups of Robinhood‘s clients have filed lawsuits against the stock trading service provider. Lawsuits have alleged the firm violated certain laws by imposing… Read More

Tim Carmody: CTO at IPC, a Leading Financial Trading and Communications Tech Firm, Explains Role of Natural Language Processing in Finance

We recently caught up with Tim Carmody, Chief Technology Officer of IPC, a global leader in financial trading and communications technology solutions. Carmody, who has several decades of experience in designing and leading complex technology solutions for the trading community, discussed how Wall Street companies… Read More

PropFunds LP Funds Approximately $2,000,000 of First Trust Deeds

PropFunds L.P., doing business in the real estate crowdfunding arena, has funded approximately $2,000,000 of first trust deeds in the past two months. The property types have primarily been multi-family projects in the greater Los Angeles market and the annualized yields to PropFunds investors are projected to… Read More

Ouya Gets New Life with $10 Million Investment from Alibaba

The Wall Street Journal has announced that miniature Android gaming console, Ouya, was given a much needed funding boost from Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba. Sources revealed that Alibaba invested $10 million in Ouya last month and the two companies have discussed a plan to incorporate the… Read More

Do P2P Lending Sites Represent “The Newest Bubble?”

What caused the financial crisis of 2008? Many would argue that bad loans made to unworthy borrowers were at the core of the entire downturn. For First Principles Capital Management CEO and co-founder Doug Dachille, the current trajectory of the peer-to-peer lending market bears a striking… Read More

Small Businesses Need A Seat At The SEC’s Table

With the recent confirmation of Mary Jo White as Chairman of the SEC and Kara Stein, and Michael Piwowar as SEC Commissioners, the leadership of the SEC is undergoing significant changes that will affect public policy for years to come. It has been argued that… Read More

Crowdfunding for Minorities: An Opportunity to Level the Playing Field

  Almost five years past the Wall Street melee and the banks have largely positioned back into a steady recovery. Within the last two years, banks have had consistent profitable net returns with a market that is outperforming expectations. Though Wall Street has positioned back… Read More

Can Crowdfund Investing Bring Zombie Capital Back to Life?

Here’s a Halloween tale sure to leave you awake at night. It’s the tale of Zombie Capital… the scourge of the American economy, sucking the very life out of the public equity markets. (Okay, we all know zombies normally eat brains, but for the sake… Read More

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